Mai was born in 1962. She has two children who have got married. Her husband and she are farmers. Mai earns 3,000,000 dong (VND) per month. She has done this work for 25 years. Her family’s total earnings are about 6,000,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2007. In the last cycle she borrowed 8,502,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 9,810,000 VND to buy food for her chickens and pigs. She wants to use her profits to buy more chickens and enlarge her farm.
The Center of Small Enterprise Development Assistance (SEDA) is a non-profit organization whose vision is to create “a society without poverty.” Founded in 2004, SEDA provides microfinance services to low-income and disadvantaged people in rural areas of Hanoi and the northern provinces of Vietnam through its Binh Minh Micro-Finance Program.
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